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WILLIAMS Peter
Sport Para alpine skiing
NPC New Zealand   
GenderMen
Age36
Place of BirthAuckland, NZL
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
LW11
Further Personal Information
Occupation
Product Developer
Languages
English
Higher education
Communications - Auckland University of Technology : Auckland, NZL
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He initially learned to ski standing up, before switching to a sit-ski as a teenager.
General Interest
Nicknames
Pete (petewilliams.co.nz, 12 Dec 2011)
Hobbies
Following current events, sports, finance (Vancouver, 21 Mar 2010)
Injuries
After competing in the 2010 Paralympic Winter Games in Vancouver, he injured his shoulder badly while skiing and was unable to ski or even work for a long time. (acc.co.nz, 19 Dec 2012)
Impairment
He was born with spina bifida and doctors initially feared he would not survive. He has had more than 40 major operations. (petewilliams.co.nz, 12 Dec 2011)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
22 2010 Slalom - Sitting 2:05.55
20 2010 Giant Slalom - Sitting 3:11.86